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Poulsbo Splash In

  • 13 May 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Poulsbo Seaplane Base, Poulsbo, WA


  • Pilot coming to splash-in in own plane

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Join us at the Poulsbo Splash Weekend  

May 12-15, 2017, Mother’s Day Weekend

Please register for this No Cost Event so we can get a headcount. Come and go anytime during the weekend as time and weather permit. Read on for details.


Hello Everyone,


Poulsbo has worked out a new dock plan that will be implemented over the next year or two having a large length of dock without pilings just for seaplane traffic. So long to the small dock at Poulsbo. 

This year they are moving about 200’ of float space just to accommodate floatplanes for a weekend in May. The plan pictured below will moor two large floats (red) to the ends of existing docks.

The temporary dock plan in the photo is about 200’ in length and the floats are just over 12’ wide.  The pilings they will be tied to are 28-30 feet apart and will not be tied hard and fast since they have to float with the tide, so add another foot or so since they are planning to have tires too for your float’s protection. 


The town and port are bending over backwards to welcome seaplanes for the entire weekend.  Free moorage for the night if you choose to stay and lots of restaurants and shops if you just plan to come for the day.


Take a mom to lunch or shopping in Poulsbo for Mother’s Day!  Hope to see you there. Better yet, have her fly there.


   Bruce Hinds

   (360) 710-5793 mobile

   (360) 769-2311 home



PS  The message below is from Jannese Hunt, Poulsbo Guest Services Coordinator.


Good afternoon Bruce,


My job at the Marina is to ensure that you and everyone that visits the Poulsbo Marina has a fantastic experience.


I am working on providing you with contact information for lodging packages and transportation.


Below I have listed a few dining options as well as links:


Tizley’s Euro Pub  Bavarian eats such as schnitzel & sausage, plus a wide beer selection served in a chalet-like venue. http://www.tizleys.com/


Sogno Di Vino Wood-fired pizzas & other Tuscan fare plus myriad wines served amid brick walls, fireplace & patio. http://www.sogno-di-vino.com/


There are 2 breweries with walking distance of the Marina, Valholl Brewery & Slippery Pig Brewery. Slippery Pig has ample seating for large groups and regularly has entertainment.  http://www.slipperypigbrewery.com/


Art Walk on the 2nd Saturday of each month 5pm – 8pm 

Saturday Market 9am – 2pm


Jannese Hunt

Guest Services Coordinator

Port Of Poulsbo

360 779.3505 ext 1

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